Eric Bindler is the Research Director for Bluefield Research’s Digital Water Insight Service. His areas of expertise include digital water hardware and software, water and wastewater network infrastructure, water finance and investment, and the U.S. municipal utility sector. He also leads the Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN): Americas Alliance’s Research Group, for which he was awarded the Outstanding Leadership Award by industry peers and professionals. Eric’s in-depth analysis is often cited in press, and he is also a frequent panelist at global industry and corporate events.
Eric holds an MA in Global Development Policy from Boston University, as well as an MA in Ethnomusicology from Indiana University, and a BA in Music and Anthropology from Rollins College. During his time at Boston University, Eric worked at the Public Works Department in Needham, Massachusetts, consulted on a project for UN Environment’s Climate Change Sub-programme, and served as an author and contributor to Boston University’s 2017 Climate Action Plan Report. He is also a former adjunct professor of anthropology at Rollins College.